Community Building Activities

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Start off the new school year with these community building activities. Fantastic for getting to know your students and their families--the foundation for all future learning in your classroom! Get To Know You Activities, Back To School Activities, Classroom Activities, Open House Activities, Kids Group Activities, Social Work Activities, Icebreakers For Kids, Play Therapy Activities, School Ideas

Back to School: Beginning of the Year Activities Pack

Includes US and UK/Canadian Spellings! Start off the new school year with these ice breakers and community building activities. This pack includes: * Classmate Scavenger Hunt (Primary and Intermediate-lined) * Find a Friend Scavenger Hunt (Primary and Intermediate-lined) * Materials for "Two Tru...

Classroom Community Building Have student wrinkle up the paper heart (not tearing it) and then try to flatten it out. Discuss how words or actions can harm a heart and take time to heal. Good first week of school activity Classroom Behavior, Future Classroom, Classroom Management, Behavior Management, Classroom Ideas, Behavior Bulletin Boards, Classroom Expectations, Classroom Procedures, Classroom Quotes

Have student wrinkle up the paper heart (not tearing it) and then try to flatten it out. Discuss how words or actions can harm a heart and take time to heal.... Good first week of school activity

Back to School Creative Thinking--Happy School Year! Get your students thinking on the first day of school! Fun critical and creative thinking activities for grades Team Tasks, Truth or Dare, Measurement Time Capsule and MORE! First Day Of School Activities, 1st Day Of School, Beginning Of The School Year, School Fun, School Ideas, Games For School, School Jokes, School Classroom, Classroom Activities

Back to School Creative Thinking--Happy School Year!

Great for the first day of school or for use in the first week of school, this packet is designed to add creative thinking and fun to your back to school routine. Great for gifted and advanced learners and outside-of-the-box thinkers. In the first several days of school, there is a lot of sitting, t...

First Week Of School Activities- These activities, especially Classmate Interview, are great ideas for students to get to know their classmate, feel more comfortable in the classroom, and make new friends. First Day Of School Activities, 1st Day Of School, Beginning Of The School Year, School Fun, Middle School, School Ideas, Bulletins, Classroom Community, School Classroom

First Week Of School Activities

Want to have a smooth first week of school? Look no further! These activities cover all subject areas, such as Math, Writing, Art, Communications, Reading, etc.14 pages of great activities for the first week of school! Includes a bulletin board idea(with template), personal and classmate interviews,...

Magnets for meet the teacher Put your name email and school phone number on it. Maybe hours to reach u, etc! Great idea to give out during parent/teacher conferences or open house! Back To School Night, 1st Day Of School, Beginning Of The School Year, Summer School, Middle School, Kindergarten Classroom, School Classroom, Classroom Ideas, Future Classroom

Magnets for meet the teacher Put your name email and school phone number on it. Maybe hours to reach u, etc!!

21 Books for the Beginning of the School Year 21 Read-Aloud Books for the Beginning of the School Year 1st Day Of School, Beginning Of The School Year, Middle School, Elementary Library, Elementary Schools, Back To School Activities, School Ideas, Library Activities, Read Aloud Books

21 Books for the Beginning of the School Year

Start the year off right with these 21 read aloud books for the beginning of the school year! Share your favorites at ReallyGoodTeachers.com

Back to school: Teaching With a Mountain View: First Day of School Activities for Big Kids 4th Grade Classroom, School Classroom, Classroom Activities, Classroom Ideas, Kindergarten Graduation, Class Activities, Indoor Activities, Future Classroom, Writing Activities

M&M's and 7up on the First Day: Consequences, Writing, and Learning About Your Students

What would you say if I said that I use 7UP and M&M's on the first day of school? You're probably thinking that I'm crazy, wanting t...

Make first week of school and have hanging on classroom door for beginning of the year. Create seasonal wreaths using different colors. On my classroom door right now Classroom Door, Preschool Classroom, Classroom Activities, Classroom Organization, Group Activities, Classroom Wreath, Classroom Ideas, Classroom Teacher, 1st Day Of School

Twelve Crafts Till Christmas

A novice crafter's journey creating twelve crafts (one per month) before Christmas 2010.

Teach students to celebrate differences and appreciate each other with the book Unique Monique. Lots of terrific ideas about how to create a caring classroom family. School Classroom, Future Classroom, Classroom Ideas, Classroom Behavior, Beginning Of The School Year, First Day Of School, Education Positive, Physical Education, Health Education

Creating a Caring Classroom Family

Now that it's time for a new school year to begin, life finds me increasingly eager for the first day to arrive. My students and I will be blessed with approximately nine months together; how do we want to spend that dash between August of this year and May of next year? Since we'll be spending so much time together, I believe it's important to take time to create a caring classroom community that works together like a family. Taking a look at the word "family" gives us insight into what's…

I could send with my welcome back to school letter. The Night Before School Jitter Glitter. Going to hand out this poem and a packet of glitter at small groups for families to do this with their children prior to first day of school. Night Before School, Back To School Night, Welcome Back To School, 1st Day Of School, Beginning Of The School Year, School Fun, School Days, School Stuff, School Starts

Welcome Back to School Letter Packet FREEBIE

http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Back-to-School-Letter-Packet-Freebie-291013 I love Linky Parties! I am linking up with First...

Sweet Dreams Card - Cute back-to-school night gift for students! Includes a poem to read and confetti for the students to place under their pillows the night before school starts. Night Before School, Back To School Night, 1st Day Of School, Beginning Of The School Year, School Fun, School Starts, School Stuff, School Teacher, Teacher Stuff

Ready Confetti!

Hey Friends! I'm off to my happy place for a few days. I have fallen in love with this resort and lucky for me it's just a few hours drive ...

A Love for Teaching: Superheroes for the year! Fun lessons for the beginning of the year : ) Make the basic poster and have students draw faces of superheros to superimpose around the words Superhero Classroom Theme, Classroom Community, Classroom Displays, Future Classroom, School Classroom, Classroom Themes, Superhero Ideas, Superhero Party, Back To School Superhero

Superheroes for the year!

Traditionally in Second Grade at our school we teach about relationships and consequences as part of our communities unit (teaching the kids...

My First Week of School with PICS :) FUN, Interactive, and a great Keepsake for your parents. Have your students create a S-E-C-O-N-D Grade Flip-Flap Writing Keepsake on the First Day of School and the Last Day of School. Parents will cherish it for years Back To School Night, Beginning Of The School Year, New School Year, School Fun, School Ideas, School Projects, School Stuff, Teaching Second Grade, 2nd Grade Reading

Home - Simply Skilled Teaching

Guided Reading and Guided Math can easily be implemented in your classroom with the right tools and training to streamline the lesson planning process and deliver rigorous and engaging small group reading and math instruction.

Schoenfeld Schoenfeld Wilson -- this is cute! A fun all about me mobile for the beginning of the year! Students pick and choose which items they want to include on their mobile. Great to hang for open house or back to school night! Back To School Night, 1st Day Of School, Middle School, Classroom Activities, Childcare Activities, Library Activities, Art Activities, Summer Activities, Classroom Ideas

All About ME! A Back to School Unit - Susan Jones

I have finally been working on some school stuff! I wanted to take some of my favorite back to school activities and put them into one pack. While we are reviewing different math and literacy skills from Kindergarten, I like to throw a bunch of get to know you activities in the mix. The activities […]

The Crafty Counselor: Kindness Class Projects. Class posters/bulletin boards and individual craft ideas for the Great Kindness Challenge! Classroom Door, Classroom Displays, Classroom Bulletin Boards, Kindergarten Classroom, Classroom Organization, Classroom Management, Classroom Ideas, Crayon Themed Classroom, Kindness Bulletin Board

Kindness Class Projects

Here are some examples of what the classes have been doing for the virtue of Kindness. In Kindergarten, we read The Kindness Quilt by Nan...